We work with top talent to build world-class technology solutions to power the future of work. We're on a mission to transform the workplace, and we're looking for talented people to join our team.Our Gastown office is home to our growing team of passionate problem-solvers. As a member of our team, you'll have a real impact with the opportunity to challenge the status quo and build solutions to transform one of the largest global industries. We are ambitious and set audacious goals. We see an opportunity to inspire people to see the world differently and want to build a culture that fosters progress in how we live and work. We strive to build a brand and culture that is based on killer user experience, future-focused technology, and long-term partnership. We are a team of ‘A-players’ who are passionate about our mission and support each other to do our best work. Intrigued? Check out our current postings below!

Optix

Vancouver, CA

Full-Stack Web Developer

Optix is a technology platform that enables clients to manage flexible workplaces. With clients in 25+ countries, Optix crafts beautiful and modern apps that put users at the center of the workplace experience while giving managers tools to simplify running the day to day operations of the workplace. We're looking for a creative and entrepreneurial professional who is passionate about solving problems to join our mission of powering the world with a seamless workplace experience.

In joining our team at this stage, you would play a critical role in taking our existing Web product to the next stage in its evolution — we have an ambitious roadmap that requires some serious problem-solving to reach our vision. Alongside our Designers and Android and iOS developers, you would be a key player in our team.

Who you are

  • You have a minimum of 3+ years of professional experience
  • You're based in Vancouver and are able to eventually come into the office – our team is currently working from home
  • You're empathetic and can work both independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
  • You're able to clearly articulate your knowledge and reasoning to technical and non-technical team members
  • You question the status quo, take ownership of your work, and proactively identify and address issues and opportunities
  • You're comfortable jumping between the frontend and backend
  • You insist on using great tools — you’re excited to work in an open environment where you and your colleagues embrace change and new resources in order to achieve the ultimate goal
  • You test your code

What you'll do

  • Drive and help shape the technical direction of our core product features and functionality
  • Work closely with our team of designers and developers to build exceptional features and experiences
  • Document APIs and software you help build
  • Perform scalability and performance enhancements
  • Work with our support team to resolve customer issues and make product improvements

What we are looking for in a successful candidate

  • Excellent back-end or systems programming knowledge, we use the latest versions of PHP and MySQL but we’d love to also hear about your skills in other languages too
  • You’ve worked with many of 3rd party libraries, open source projects and API’s in the past and you understand the benefits and consequences of what they provide
  • HTML, CSS and vanilla Javascript skills, preferably with some experience on large SPA’s especially AngularJS and Vue, as well as scaling complex responsive layouts
  • Experience with front-end state management and build tools such as Webpack and SASS
  • Experience with back-end tools like Git, unit testing, continuous integration and Linux command line skills

Bonus points for

  • An academic background in computer science or related
  • DevOps experience - particularly AWS and deployments through Docker
  • Experience with Laravel
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (BitBucket, Jira, Confluence)
  • Experience developing APIs using REST and/or GraphQL for Android and/or iOS
  • Experience dealing with backward compatibility for mobile app APIs
  • Understanding of the Agile process

We take care of our teammates

This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing technology startup. Taking care of our team on this journey is a priority. We offer:

  • Competitive salary compensation
  • Strong Employee Stock Option Plan offering with an opportunity to earn bonus compensation
  • Excellent health and dental coverage program provided by Sunlife
  • Mission-driven workplace experience in a positive and supportive team culture
  • Personal and professional growth opportunities
  • Healthy snacks and locally roasted coffee from Timbertrain
  • $250 annual health and fitness credit
  • A beautiful Gastown workspace and flexible WFH opportunities